Famous People Born in July 1923

  • Jul 1 Constance Ford, actress (Ada Hobson-Another World), born in New York City (d. 1993)
  • Jul 2 Wislawa Szymborska, Prowent, Poland, poet referred to as the 'Mozart of Poetry' (Nobel 1996), (d. 2012)
  • Jul 3 Baroness Ryder, of Warsaw & Cavendish, worked for sick & disabled
  • Jul 3 Emmanuel Bankole Timothy, journalist
  • Jul 3 William Mills, painter
  • Jul 4 Rudolf Friedrich, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • Jul 5 John McKay, WV, football coach (USC, Tampa Bay, 5X Rose Bowl champ)
  • Jul 6 Cathy O'Donnell, Siluria AL, actress (Miniver Story, Man from Laramie)
  • Jul 6 Marie McDonald, Burgin KY, singer/actress (Promises Promises)
  • Jul 6 Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish general/pres (1989-90), born in Karow, (d. 2014)
  • Jul 7 Richard Lumley, English insurance magnate/multi-millionaire
  • Jul 7 Roberto Caamano, composer
  • Jul 8 Harrison Dillard, 100m runner (Oly-4 gold-1948, 52), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 10 Earl Hamner Jr, creator and narrator of TV show "The Waltons", born in Schuyler, Virginia (d. 2016)
  • Jul 10 Jean Kerr, novelist (Please Don't Eat the Daisies), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 10 G. A. Kulkarni, Indian (Marathi) writer (d. 1987)
  • Jul 10 John Bradley, United States Navy corpsman, one of six who raised flag on top of Mt. Suribachi(see Iwo Jima) (d. 1994)
  • Jul 12 James E[dwin] Gunn, American sci-fi author (The Listeners, Station in Space, Immortal), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jul 13 Sudie Bond, actress (Flo, Temperature Rising), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Jul 14 Dale Robertson, Harrah Ok, actor (Death Valley Days, Walter-Dynasty)
  • Jul 14 Frances Lear, Larchmont NY, Woman's magazine publisher (Lears)
  • Jul 14 Willie Steele, American Olympic gold medalist (d. 1989)
  • Jul 16 Reginald Prentice, British government minister
  • Jul 16 Chris Argyris, American educator
  • Jul 17 John Cooper, English race car designer (d. 2000)
  • Jul 18 Hector Tosar, composer
  • Jul 18 Jerome H. Lemelson, American inventor, (held more than 600 patents), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 1997)
  • Jul 19 William A. Rusher, American columnist
  • Jul 20 StanisÅ‚aw Albinowski, Polish economist and journalist (d. 2005)
  • Jul 21 Henny Alma, [Hendrika den Broek], Dutch actress (Soldier of Orange)
  • Jul 22 Bob [Robert] Dole, American politician (Senate Republican leader, 1985-96, Presidential candidate in 1996), born in Russell, Kansas
  • Jul 22 Lillian Ellison, American professional wrestler (d. 2007)
  • Jul 22 Mukesh, Indian singer (d. 1976)
  • Jul 23 Luis Aloma, Cuban baseball player (d. 1997)
  • Jul 23 Cyril M. Kornbluth, American writer (d. 1958)
  • Jul 23 Amalia Mendoza, Mexican singer (d. 2001)

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Jul 25 Estelle Getty, American actress ("The Golden Girls", "The Golden Palace"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2008)

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  • Jul 25 Maria Gripe, Swedish writer (d. 2007)
  • Jul 26 Peter Carey, permanent secretary (DTI)
  • Jul 26 [James] Hoyt Wilhelm, knuckleball pitcher (Orioles)
  • Jul 26 Jan Berenstain, American author, (d. 2012)
  • Jul 27 Masutatsu Oyama, Japanese Kyokushin founder (d. 1994)
  • Jul 28 Kent L Lee, US vice-admiral (WW II-Marianas/Palau)
  • Jul 28 Mary Jane Odell, Iowa, secretary of state
  • Jul 28 Michio Watanabe, politician
  • Jul 29 Gordon Mitchell, American actor (d. 2003)
  • Jul 30 Dipa Nusantara Aidit, Indonesian communist/leader of PKI (1951-65)
  • Jul 30 John Richard Brinsley Norton, landowner
  • Jul 31 Ahmet Ertegun, CEO (Atlantic Records)
  • Jul 31 Jimmy Evert, American tennis coach and father of Chris Evert, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2015)